AMD Athlon II X4 600e: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon II X4 600e


AMD started Athlon II X4 600e sales on October 2009 at a recommended price of $130. This is Propus architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems.

Compatibility-wise, this is an AMD Socket AM3 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 7.64 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Athlon II X4 600e processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Achitecture codename
Release date
October 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)
Price now
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Athlon II X4 600e's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon II X4 600e's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
of 5
L1 cache
128 KB (per core)
of 768
L2 cache
512 KB (per core)
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
of 7
Die size
169 mm2
Transistor count
300 million
of 19200
64 bit support


Information on Athlon II X4 600e compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
of 8
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon II X4 600e.
Supported memory types

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon II X4 600e. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon II X4 600e is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon II X4 600e performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon II X4 600e from Intel is Celeron G555, which is slower by 1% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

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